Historical fiction author Catherine Hokin lives in
Glasgow, studied history in what feels like the medieval period at Manchester University & has 2 children who have finally left her to get on with her writing.
As well as one previous novel, she has had a number of short stories published magazines and anthologies, including Mslexia, iScot & Writer's Forum. She was the winner of the 2019 Flash 500 Short Story Prize.
Catherine is represented for her historical fiction novels
by Tina Betts,
THE LOST MOTHER
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'a richly rewarding novel that draws readers in from the first few pages and continues to engage them due to her storyline full of the unexpected. It’s a story that will make you pause and think about war, consequences, choices and the power of love.'
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'haunting, gut wrenching...an emotional rollercoaster'
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'The author weaves an incredible story and I couldn't put it down until I was finished'
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'a harrowing account of the horrors of the war, of resistance, of bonds forged by an united aim of equality and humanity, of revenge, jealousy, love and companionship, of dark pasts and truths lurking just behind the shadows... I loved the writing, the plot and the setting... It is a book that should be passed down generations.'
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A treasure of a read, an informative one and one to capture the imagination.'
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Hokin has a gift for descriptive writing. She’s dialled into the 5 senses in her writing and that’s what makes this book come alive.'
THE FORTUNATE ONES
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Contained within a richly detailed narrative was a story that spoke of prevalence of the human spirit, both resilient and beatific, bowed but never broken by the unfathomable horrors of war. Captivating. Sobering. Unflinching. 5+ stars.’
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Heartbreaking... I cried many, many times…This story showed just how important hope can be.... The historical detail Hokin poured into this book through her research was simply phenomenal. The Fortunate Ones is a must-read.’
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘When tears are not enough to heal a shattered heart. Those that follow must pay the price, A tragic story that leaves you with a heartfelt grief for those broken by war.’
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘a wonderfully,heartbreaking story of life,love and above all survival,a truly emotional book and very hard to put down.’
CATHERINE HOKIN - HISTORICAL FICTION INSPIRED BY WORLD WAR II